Carbon Peak facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCarbon Peak
|Elevation||12,088 ft (3,684 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||2,159 ft (658 m)|
|Listing||Colorado prominent summits|
|Location||Gunnison County, Colorado, U.S.|
|Parent range||West Elk Mountains|
|Topo map||USGS Mount Axtell|
Carbon Peak, elevation 12,088 ft (3,684 m), is a summit in the West Elk Mountains of Colorado. The peak is southwest of Crested Butte in the Gunnison National Forest. Carbon peak is a laccolith formed during the mid-Tertiary period, and is part of the “laccolith triangle” as described by the Colorado Geological Survey.
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